Mindfulness

How a consistent and stable meditation practice leads to altered traits

The true contemplative goal has always been altered traits, the beneficial changes in qualities of being during daily life that result from sustained practice

James Godwin

4 minute read

stable meditation practice leads to altered traits

I found this and have been meaning to share for ages how a meditation practice leads to altered traits. Secular meditation pioneers Daniel Goleman and Richard J. Davidson explain the benefits of a stable practice that go beyond relaxation and focus in this excerpt from their book Altered Traits.

The problem with meditation instructions

We often do not even consider that we could have problems with meditation instructions, or that the meditation instructions may not be the “right” ones for us

James Godwin

10 minute read

The problem with meditation instruction

The problem with meditation instructions is that one often assumes if it works for someone else it should work for you. I came across this article and thought it would be good to share